Double Platinum for HMP Grampian Creative Media Unit

Ten Koestler Awards for work submitted by shmu project

Five Years of MAP

Saying goodbye to a trailblazing project

Prison Radio Request Campaign

Send song requests and positive messages to HMP Grampian

What is MAP?

The Media Access Project (MAP) supports prisoners in HMP & YOI Grampian to return positively into the community, having used media as a unique development platform to address and overcome a range of issues prior to release.

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Double Platinum for HMP Grampian Creative Media Unit

Huge congratulations to our HMP Grampian participants in this year’s Koestler Awards. Shmu submitted 21 entries from the Creative Media Unit and received 10 awards - including 2 Platinum Awards!

The Koestler Awards is an annual event which celebrates the arts in criminal justice – with prisoners from all over the UK submitting creative work.

Date added: 18/11/2020

Five Years of MAP

After five incredible years of the Media Access Project (MAP) in HMP Grampian, it's time to say goodbye to this trailblazing project and celebrate its success and impact.

Date added: 30/04/2020

Prison Radio Request Campaign

As part of our ‘Staying Connected’ project, our team have been working on a prison radio request campaign to get messages of support and music requests into the prison through our daily radio show – Grampian Lowdown.

Date added: 28/04/2020